Castillo de Chapultepec - Mexicocity
Are you a business owner in Mexico City?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Mexico City.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Castillo de Chapultepec
Sitting on the top of Chapultepec Hill in the heart of Mexico City Castillo de Chapultepec (Chapultepec Castle) is the most historic architectural monument of the country. Standing 2,325 metres above sea level, the castle holds historical significance as once being a sacred place for Aztecs. The castle has witnessed important moments in history and is one of only two royal castles in the Americas that was used to house sovereigns, with the other being situated in North America. The castle features a diverse and vast range of paintings, documents, photographs and objects relating to history from before colonisation to the present day.
The grounds also house the Museo Nacional do Historia (National History Museum) after previously housing the Military Academy, Imperial Residence, Presidential home and observatory. As well as holding historical significance, the castle has played a roll in popular culture, featuring in well-known films such as Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet. There is also a library within the castle specialising in Mexico's history, paintings, art, coins, clothing, furniture and architecture.
Tuesday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm
You may also like
Live the unique experience of flying in a balloon. Venture into the oldest form of flight. Meet the Teotihuacan Valley from the heights in an unforgettable way.........
Dinner in the sky Mexico
Amazing, extraordinary, simply wonderful that is what our visitors always say. DINNER IN THE SKY is an extreme experience where 22 people are lifted by a crane to enjoy
Arena Ciudad de México
The Mexico City Arena is an exciting venue featuring fantastic performances and artists all year long..........
Frida Kahlo Museum
Arguably one the most famous Mexican artists, Frida Kahlo was a pioneering figure for Latin American art..........
The hospitality of the Mexican is example of the generosity and kindness of their culture, this is why we welcome our visitors as if they were old friends..........
Museo Franz Mayer
Located in a eighteenth-century building facing onto the Plaza de la Santa Veracruz, the Franz Mayer Museum houses the finest collection of arts in Mexico.........
Museo del Chocolate
MUCH World Chocolate, the first Chocolate Museum in the city of Mexico, is a private institution that seeks to exalt the Mexican contribution of chocolate to the world...
Museo Dolores Olmedo
Situated in the southern extreme of Mexico City in Xochimilco, Museo Dolores Olmedo comprises of the donated art collection of Dolores Olmedo. Houses in a stone structure
El Plaza Condesa
With a capacity of up to 1,900 people, this concert hall offers the best of national and international entertainment in a completely renovated and intimate atmosphere....
MUMEDI Museo Mexicano del Diseño
Immerse yourself in the world of design and be part of its community.........